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Phylum Pteridophyta Haeckel 1875 (ferns)

PaleoDB taxon number: 54828

The authorship of the phylum should be ascribed to the Editor of the translation, E. R. Lankester, not E. Haeckel.

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Synonym: Polypodiophyta Cronquist et al. 1966 (taxon 263732)

Full reference: E. Haeckel. 1875. The History of Creation: or the development of the Earth and its inhabitants by the action of natural causes. A popular exposition of the doctrine of evolution in general, and of that of Darwin, Goethe, and Lamarck in particular. From the German []. The translation revised by Professor E. Ray Lankester [] 1-2

Parent taxon: Embryophyta according to E. Taylor et al. 2008

Sister taxa: Angiospermae, Antherocerotophyta, Bryophyta, Coniferophyta, Cycadophyta, Gigantopteridales, Ginkgophyta, Hermanophytales, Iraniales, Lycophyta, Progymnospermophyta, Pteridospermophyta, Sphenophyta, Zosterophyllophyta

Subtaxa: Acrostichides, Acrostichites, Acrostichophyllum, Acrostichum, Agasopteris, Alcicornopteris, Anastomopteris, Aneimidium, Anomalofilicites, Anotopteris, Aphlebiocarpus, Archaeoxylon, Arcyopteris, Aspidioides, Asplenioides, Aspleniopteris, Aspleniopteris, Asplenites, Asterochlaena, Asterochlaenopsis, Aulacopteris, Auritulinasporites, Bachasupteris, Balantites, Beinertia, Belemnopteris, Bellopteris, Benizia, Bernoullia, Biarmella, Bockschia, Bonaventurea, Botrychiopsis, Boweria, Brittsia, Cardioangulina, Cardiopteridium, Carolopteris, Cephalotheca, Chansitheca, Cheiloleptites, Chorionopteris, Chrysodiopteris, Cibotiumspora, Cingulatipollenites, Clathropteris, Clavatasporites, Coenopteridales, Comia, Comipteridium, Concavisporites, Converrucosisporites, Cycadopteris, Dactylopteris, Dactylotheca, Danaeides, Davallites, Delgadoa, Desmophlebis, Dichopteris, Dicksoniopteris, Dicropteris, Dictyocallipteridium, Dictyostelopteris, Diplasiophyllum, Diplazites, Diplodendron, Diplophacelus, Discopteris, Distichopteris, Divisisporites, Doleropteris, Duplexisporites, Dvinopteridium, Eboracia, Emplectopteridium, Eodelopterum, Eodelopterum priscum, Eorhachis, Eskdalia, Filiciphyllum, Filicites, Flicheia, Floropteris, Foliopteris, Forbesia, Fortisia, Foveogleicheniidites, Gabonisporis, Gellera, Glenopteris, Glockeria, Glossochlamys, Goeppertella, Goeppertia, Grandeurya, Gutbieria, Gymnocaulus, Gyropteris, Halopteris, Hawlea, Hemionitites, Heterofilicites, Hydropterangium, Hymenophyllea, Hymenophyllites, Impardecispora, Iniopteris, Isiolopteris, Johnstonia, Lycopsida, Microfoveolatosporis, Microreticulatisporites, Muricingulisporis, Murospora, Parkeriaceae, Phyllotheca, Pilosisporites, Polycingulatisporites, Psilatriletes, Psilotopsida, Pteridopsida, Pteropsida, Rhacophytales, Rubinella, Saadisporites, Scolecopteris, Scortea, Trilobosporites, Triplanosporites, Tuberositriletes, Uralia, Velosporites, Verrucosisporites

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